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Top 100 Most Popular U.S. Baby Names Of 1902

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1902 Popular Names U.S. - Top 100 Baby Names
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Girls Number
of Girls
% Rank Number Boys Number
of Boys
% Rank Number
1 Mary 14,486 5.167 -125 -12,159 1 John 7,907 5.956 -26 1,212
2 Helen 5,967 2.129 -411 -5,222 2 William 6,616 4.984 -1 7,900
3 Anna 5,288 1.886 -51 -1,143 3 James 5,592 4.212 -1 7,933
4 Margaret 5,011 1.788 -123 -2,699 4 George 4,223 3.181 -123 -1,164
5 Ruth 4,384 1.564 -260 -3,150 5 Charles 3,361 2.532 -47 3,243
6 Elizabeth 3,694 1.318 -7 4,819 6 Robert 3,180 2.396 -65 1,960
7 Florence 3,509 1.252 -964 -3,240 7 Joseph 3,098 2.334 -16 6,457
8 Marie 3,424 1.221 -568 -2,894 8 Frank 2,756 2.076 -384 -1,953
9 Ethel 3,295 1.175 -4,347 -3,263 9 Edward 2,294 1.728 -160 -26
10 Alice 3,135 1.118 -61 508 10 Henry 2,154 1.623 -6 8,495
11 Lillian 3,063 1.093 -23 2,471 11 Thomas 2,134 1.608 -38 4,645
12 Gladys 2,809 1.002 -3,427 -2,764 12 Walter 1,858 1.400 -259 -555
13 Edna 2,754 0.982 -1,724 -2,637 13 Harry 1,750 1.318 -607 -1,323
14 Mildred 2,750 0.981 -2,055 -2,657 14 Willie 1,565 1.179 -920 -1,341
15 Dorothy 2,707 0.966 -571 -2,190 15 Arthur 1,486 1.119 -215 156
16 Annie 2,664 0.950 -292 -1,584 16 Albert 1,375 1.036 -436 -718
17 Grace 2,642 0.942 -7 4,082 17 Clarence 1,292 0.973 -1,099 -1,120
18 Emma 2,514 0.897 17 16,174 18 Fred 1,286 0.969 -1,632 -1,189
19 Bessie 2,448 0.873 -10,606 -2,439 19 Harold 1,077 0.811 -778 -796
20 Rose 2,444 0.872 -103 -12 20 Paul 1,067 0.804 -214 558
21 Clara 2,432 0.868 -82 445 21 Raymond 1,065 0.802 -278 84
22 Bertha 2,372 0.846 -4,737 -2,344 22 Roy 1,002 0.755 -520 -488
23 Frances 2,326 0.830 -422 -1,611 23 Joe 955 0.719 -672 -610
24 Mabel 2,280 0.813 -412 -1,558 24 Carl 952 0.717 -676 -610
25 Hazel 2,238 0.798 -17 2,678 25 Louis 912 0.687 -238 456
26 Irene 2,210 0.788 -611 -1,746 26 Richard 908 0.684 -162 1,211
27 Gertrude 2,207 0.787 -5,459 -2,184 27 Earl 877 0.661 -1,637 -782
28 Pearl 2,100 0.749 -619 -1,645 28 Ralph 866 0.652 -923 -649
29 Minnie 2,055 0.733 -2,590 -1,989 29 Ernest 790 0.595 -949 -580
30 Martha 2,030 0.724 -767 -1,689 30 Charlie 761 0.573 -188 955
31 Catherine 1,896 0.676 -173 -398 31 David 761 0.573 9 8,936
32 Myrtle 1,884 0.672 OLD -1,884 32 Jack 743 0.560 4 8,091
33 Edith 1,853 0.661 -485 -1,254 33 Samuel 702 0.529 12 9,032
34 Ida 1,836 0.655 -1,187 -1,646 34 Theodore 642 0.484 -10 6,378
35 Esther 1,833 0.654 -118 -2 35 Howard 632 0.476 -933 -419
36 Louise 1,832 0.654 -764 -1,493 36 Herbert 615 0.463 -1,991 -544
37 Eva 1,727 0.616 -38 1,815 37 Lawrence 598 0.450 -461 -25
38 Elsie 1,720 0.614 -242 -542 38 Francis 597 0.450 -442 9
39 Sarah 1,710 0.610 -28 2,024 39 Alfred 590 0.444 -833 -341
40 Agnes 1,676 0.598 -1,164 -1,481 40 Elmer 574 0.432 -1,219 -429
41 Josephine 1,566 0.559 -50 1,457 41 Sam 559 0.421 -562 -108
42 Nellie 1,566 0.559 -1,029 -1,330 42 Andrew 558 0.420 -1 6,676
43 Laura 1,559 0.556 -297 -624 43 Leo 551 0.415 -7 6,168
44 Lillie 1,533 0.547 -624 -1,094 44 Eugene 524 0.395 -818 -272
45 Ella 1,525 0.544 30 6,530 45 Daniel 501 0.377 30 10,672
46 Julia 1,501 0.535 -47 1,488 46 Lee 475 0.358 -643 -125
47 Ruby 1,458 0.520 -27 2,094 47 Floyd 471 0.355 -1,769 -388
48 Viola 1,447 0.516 -1,086 -1,233 48 Michael 460 0.347 34 11,160
49 Beatrice 1,429 0.510 -524 -894 49 Herman 457 0.344 -2,183 -396
50 Carrie 1,376 0.491 -1,718 -1,261 50 Jesse 437 0.329 -135 1,689

 

United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.